James Kirchick

James Kirchick, a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative, is a columnist at Tablet. He is a former writer at large for Radio Free Europe based in Prague and a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow based in Berlin. His Twitter feed is @jkirchick.

Why Are James Fallows and His Commenters Annoyed by the Holocaust?

The ugly accusation that Jews ‘use’ the Shoah to drive nations to war migrates from the swamps of the right to the foreign policy left

My Schabas Dinner

A personal encounter with the former head of a U.N. Commission of Inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Rock, Paper, Scissors of PC Victimology

Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews

Israelis in Berlin

The insidious, and mistaken, media meme around the irresistible story of Israelis choosing to live in Germany

Matzoball Memories

My uncle, godfather of the Jewish singles business, created a Christmas Eve tradition

Meet the New Jews, Same as the Old Jews

Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree

A Zionist Porn Star, a Lube Merchant, and a Lesbian Rabbi Walk Into a Gay Synagogue…

Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier LGBT synagogue

PETA’s Gay Bunnies and the Holocaust on Your Plate

Another egregious campaign by the animal rights group, which once compared Shoah victims to pigs

Meet the French Philosopher’s Son Manning the Intellectual Barricades in Kiev

Raphael Glucksmann should be with his family in Paris, but he’s too busy defending the nascent liberal democracy in Ukraine

What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Apartheid?

Kerry and others talk in terms of demographics, but it’s a question of rights

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